Atlantic Escorts
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Pen & Sword Books, 2007.
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David K. Brown., & David K. Brown|AUTHOR. (2007). Atlantic Escorts . Pen & Sword Books.

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Full titleatlantic escorts ships weapons and tactics in world war ii
Authorbrown david k
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